The Humane Society of Ottawa County recently held election of officers for the Board of Directors. Martin Mortus will serve as President; Amy Bixler as Vice President; Phoebe Borman as Secretary; and Mary Anne Koebel as Treasurer.
The Board of Directors welcomed 4 new members to serve on the board; Lara Bischoff from Marblehead; Jan Helsper from Port Clinton; Martin Mortus from Port Clinton; and Susan Sradeja from Oak Harbor. Returning board members are Amy Bixler from Port Clinton; Phoebe Borman from Port Clinton; Laurie Heck from Fremont; Mary Anne Koebel from Port Clinton; Chris Marcinko from Port Clinton; and Tom Nemes from Port Clinton.
The Humane Society of Ottawa County Board of Directors meet the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Ida Rupp Public Library.
Shelter manager Lesa Heredia gave a report on shelter activity for 2016. A total of 221 animals were brought into the shelter; 132 cats, 85 dogs, and 4 rabbits. A total of 177 animals were adopted out of the shelter; 106 cats, 68 dogs, and 3 rabbits. Seven animals were fostered out of the shelter; 1 cat, 5 dogs, and 1 rabbit.